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Nicole A. - Seeking Work in White Lake

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi, My name is Nicole aka Nikki. I am a 27-year-old female who has been babysitting since I was only 11 years old. In high school, I worked with and taught mentally challenged kids for a little over 2 years (i. e. autistic, Bipolar, Tourette's, ADD and ADHD). I used to work at a daycare. I cared for children who were between the ages of 2 weeks through 3 years old. While working with these children, I changed diapers, prepared meals, did arts and crafts, sang songs, and played games. We also had our learning time where I taught the children their letters, numbers, shapes, colors, days of the week, body parts, etc. I am also good with potty training. I was a nanny for a family with 3 children for almost a year, but had to end it, because they were relocating to another state. Then I became a nanny for a little boy for a few months, but it was only part-time, so I had to end that unfortunately for a full-time position. Not long after I became a full-time nanny for a family with 5 children and only lasted roughly 2 weeks because every day my hours were being changed and I was being shorted pay and was offered another full-time position for a fantastic family with only one child until their 2nd child was born. I was with them for 1 year and 8 months, I miss them dearly though. I have a few side/occasional weekend babysitting positions as well. I do drive a very nice reliable 2007 Chevy Uplander minivan for any kind of transportation needed, and I have a clean driving record. I also have extra car seats for all ages. I have 3 years experience in cleaning as well. I do bathrooms, kitchens, laundry and dusting, etc. I used to be a coach and referee for basketball for 3rd graders when I attended high school. I am not your TV watching kind of babysitter/nanny either. I do enjoy reading books, when I get down time, cleaning house, and cooking. I love to cook. But I also like to just get out of the house, enjoy the nice weather, go to the zoo, park and sometimes to the mall in the play areas when it's not so nice outside, along with the many different libraries there are to attend. I am certified in First Aid and CPR. I have taken Child Development classes and also Child Psychology classes in both high school and college. I am a strong leader, self starter and good at multitasking.
Claire T. - Seeking Work in White Lake

17.14 / hour

Every job I have ever had has been in childcare or teaching because this is what I love to do! I began babysitting when I was about 13 years old. Over the years, I have gotten experience with children of pretty much every age. I also worked in a daycare/learning center for a few years where I cared for children ages infant to 12 years old. I recently graduated from college with a degree in Education, and while in school, I had internships in 7th and 8th grade classrooms. Lastly, I am currently a substitute teacher in a 7th grade classroom.
Elizabeth J. - Seeking Work in White Lake

9.52 / hour

Hi, I'm Elizabeth and I'm 19 years old. I have been babysitting for 7 years! I love kids! I'm currently attending college and studying to become a nurse! I love nannying and babysitting so much. My favorite thing about kids is how imaginative they are. I love incorporating learning opportunities into activities to make things fun and productive. All in all, I love children and I especially love caring for them.
Kaitlen H. - Seeking Work in White Lake

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked at a day care for over three years now at a center and have babysat for 6 years now :) I have also taken classes when I was in high called child development and careers with with children. In addition to my years of experience I have taken online classes called Kaplan to further my education about children.
Jamie G. - Seeking Work in White Lake

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a family of my own and I have a 3 month old and a 6 year old and 9 year old.. I cook clean organized help with homework.. Ect. I also starting babysitting at a young age watching 2 yr olds..3 months ago I was babysitting a 2 yr old..
Kaitlen H. - Seeking Work in White Lake

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children ever since i was a child myself. I started off working in my churches nursey when i was 10 years old, than once i turned 15 i got my first job at a day care (morgans early learning center) i worked there for about three years! Working with ages 0-6. Once i turned 19 and started going to college i began to nanny i nannied for a family for 2 years but sadly they moved away recently. I have over 10 years of ecperience and i am cpr and first aid certified :)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in White Lake, NY?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of White Lake’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective White Lake Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in White Lake?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?
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